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The Yan Morvan Images Capture Gangs and Biker Life

By: Jordy Eleni - Published: Apr 22, 2014 • References: yan-morvan and mymodernmet
These images by photographer Yan Morvan were taken over the course of 40 years. The French artist spent that time period documenting the lifestyle of bikers and more specifically, the Hell's Angels. Consequently, Morvan exposed himself to a great deal of danger, and was once even kidnapped.

Morvan's dedication to his subject matter is apparent in each of his snapshots. His close proximity to the motorcycle groupings enabled him to capture them in their most natural environments, apparent not only in a slew of motorcycles, but also in the relaxed comportment of the individuals he photographed.

While many would expect Morvan's pictures of leather jackets and tattoos, surprise stems from his photographs of brunches and fashionable poses, adding twists to his expansive portfolio.